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East Prairie is a city in Mississippi County.

The latitude of East Prairie is 36.779N. The longitude is -89.385W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 305 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,134.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$19,825
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Prairie demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Living History Days - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check East Prairie web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Big Oak Tree State Park
Historic sites and museums: Towosahgy State Historic Site, Historical Museum of Mississippi County

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Sections below provide additional information and links about East Prairie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mississippi County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 63845 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of East Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Prairie ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Prairie was $10,912, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

6% of East Prairie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in East Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $251.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $517.


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Libraries in East Prairie include Mitchell Memorial Branch Library ... View libraries

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Mississippi County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Prairie political report.

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The average commute time for East Prairie workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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